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Medet Tiulegenov, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science

Assistant Professor

International and Comparative Politics Department

Division of Social Sciences


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Phone: +996 (312) 915000 ext. 458

Room: 215

  • Public Policy Analysis (ICP 260.1)
  • Internship I, II (ICP 390.1, ICP 391.1)
  • Development aid and Politics (ICP/ANTH 301)
  • Normative order and change in fiction (ICP 208)
  • Civic Engagement: Global Trends and Development of Civivl Society in Central Asia (ICP 342)

PhD Candidate in Political Science, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary (2010 - present).

Post-graduate study (aspirantura), Political Science, Academy of Public Administration under the President of Kyrgyz Republic (2008 - present).

MPA, Public Administration and International Affairs, Bowling Green State University, OH, USA (1994-1996). 

  • Normative diffusion
  • Civil society in transition countries
  • Contentious politics and politics of identity
  • Public policy and governance in the developing world

Selected recent publications:   

Official Discourses on Peace and Security in Post-Soviet Central Asia, in The Palgrave Handbook of Global Approaches to Peace. Aigul Kulnazarova and Vesselin Popovski (Ed). Palgrave Macmillan: 2019

The Role of Kyrgyzstan’s Nonprofit Sector in Policy Making: Between Contentious and Formal Engagement, in The Nonprofit Sector in Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia: Civil Society Advances and ChallengesD. H. Smith, A. Moldavanova и S. Krasynska (Ed.). Brill Publishing: 2018 

Women, the Parliament and Political Participation in Post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan (with Ch.Turdalieva). Central Asian Affairs, Vol. 5, Issue 2, 2018

Comparative report: Citizenship in Central Asia. Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at European University Institute (Italy). May 2018 

Contentious Engagement of Civil Society in Policy Making in Post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan: Comparing Post-2005 and -2010 Periods in Governing During Conflict. B. Bellak, J. Devdariani, B. Harzl and L.Spieke (Ed.). LIT Verlag: 2017 

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